Any doubts that Gulfstream is the name of the game in South Florida racing will be removed Oct. 8, when Gulfstream Park holds a 40-day meet at Calder Casino & Race Course under the name Gulfstream Park West.
Trainer Jane Cibelli, who recently completed a 60-day suspension for a medication violation at Tampa Bay Downs, won her first race of the season at Gulfstream Park Dec. 19 after getting permission to race.
Trainer Jane Cibelli will serve a 60-day suspension and face sanctions from Tampa Bay Downs following the conclusion of an investigation by a Florida regulator.
Sea Bubble became the first winner for her sire U S Ranger when she captured a maiden special weight Aug. 24, the sixth race at Delaware Park.
Veterinarian Orlando Paraliticci has agreed to a 90-day suspension in an agreement that includes his admission that he violated Florida statutes by injecting a Thoroughbred less than 24 hours before a race at Tampa Bay Downs.
- By Pete Denk
Jane Cibelli: "He's 100% fit and ready to go." read blog
The Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering is investigating Orlando Paraliticci, a private veterinarian who has been ruled off the grounds at Tampa Bay Downs.
Jockey Angel Serpa was sent to the hospital with a head injury after being unseated by his mount Kisses Required during the running of the fifth race July 13 at Monmouth Park, and will remain overnight for observation.
Business at Monmouth Park this year expectedly dropped after what appears to be a one-time "Elite Meet" last year, but average daily figures were still much higher than those recorded for the comparable 2009 meet.
Locally-based Chirac broke on top and never looked back, powering his way to a 12-1 upset against five rivals that included odds-on favorite Coal Play in the $300,000 Philip H. Iselin (gr. III) Aug. 22 in the Monmouth Park slop.
Jean and Dale Howes' Final Prophecy registered a 57-1 surprise in winning the $150,000 Bonnie Heath Turf Cup at Calder Race Course Saturday in the Florida Million.
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